comebacker double play baseball fielding drill

Comebacker Double Play

Purpose Pitcher practices fielding a comebacker then turning a 1-2-3 double play Drill Setup Pitcher, catcher and Short 1B in regular positions How it Works Pitcher delivers pitch to home. Catcher throws comebacker

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Two Ball Baseball Fielding Drill

Two Ball Drill

Purpose Improves outfielder’s reaction to the ball. Also, a good conditioning drill. Drill Setup Player and coach stand roughly 10-15 yards apart in an open space. How it Works Coach throws a ball

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collapse drill for baseball fielding

Collapse Drill

Purpose Have players take their positions on the field, including pitcher and catcher. Coach is at-bat. Drill Setup Make sure players are backing up bases correctly, especially outfielders. How it Works Coach announces

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Grounders Only Tee Ball

Purpose In this scrimmage variation, using the tee speeds up the pace of the game and gives your team more repetitions in a shorter time. Hitters can work on their swing

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3 Ball Throw

Purpose Practices throwing and baserunning in a fun, game-like situation. Drill Setup Split your players into two teams. The offensive team lines up behind home plate. The defensive team lines up behind

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Recovery Drill

Purpose To practice recovering the ball in front of the body after an error or bad bounce. Drill Setup Divide team into pairs, players line up across from each other forming two

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Dive Play Drill

Purpose This drill practices a situation in which a player must dive for the ball and QUICKLY return to his feet to make the throw. The focus of this drill is

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Five Step Fielding Drill

Purpose This drill works on the skills needed to quickly and effectively field a ground ball. It breaks down five steps that help a player ensure controlled movements. Drill Setup This drill

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Charge/Drop Drill

Purpose Outfielders work on catching both the ball hit in front of them and the ball hit behind them. Drill Setup Player and coach stand roughly 10-15 yards apart in an open

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Underhand Flip Force Out

Purpose To practice using the underhand flip to get force outs at second base. Drill Setup Make two lines of players - one line at the shortstop position, the other at second

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Wild Pitch Prep

Purpose To practice handling a wild pitch when a runner is on 3rd base. Drill Setup Place your infield players in their regular positions. Place a runner on 3rd base. Coach stands

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Hip Drill

Purpose Works on maintaining a stable base while making lateral and linear movements. Drill Setup Have the players line up 3-5 feet from each. How it Works Players will roll the ball back

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Catch and Crow Hop Drill

Purpose To get more momentum and velocity on the ball Drill Setup Players line up next to each other anywhere on the field Each player sh9uld have a ball and a glove How

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Small Sided Scrimmage

Purpose With kids under six, playing a scrimmage usually results in a lot of standing around, boredom, or goofing off.     This modified version allows you to get more game-like

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Relay Throwing Drill

Purpose This drill allows athletes to perfect relay throws from outfield to infield to catcher. Set Up Outfielder sets up in outfield. Infielder sets up at edge of infield. Second infielder sets up

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Wall Ball Baseball Fielding Drill

Wall Ball Fielding Drill

Purpose This drill simulates fielding a short hop or a tough ground ball. It is an excellent drill for developing "hand quickness." Keep it fast-paced and fun by turning it into

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Throwing Footwork Progression

Purpose Outfielders learn proper footwork to gather themselves, plant, point the glove, hop and turn, and finish. Set Up Set three cones in an open space, approximately 1 yard apart. Player begins facing

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